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What can be used to numb pain caused by a cherry angioma?

What can be used to numb pain caused by a cherry angioma?

Cherry angiomas...: Should not hurt. See your doctor or a dermatologist to determine if that is, in fact, what it is and why it is painful. ...Read more

Dr. Harinder Gill
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Cherry Angioma (Definition)

Cherry angiomas are benign proliferations of blood vessels. Almost all humans develop them, but no one really knows why. They are most common on the stomach and chest, and much less common on the face. They are of cosmetic concern and can be destroyed ...Read more


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Is it possible to get a cherry angioma under tongue? Have little red dot and worried again cause online Chinese medicine says it means high estrogen

Is it possible to get a cherry angioma under tongue? Have little red dot and worried again cause online Chinese medicine says it means high estrogen

Have it checked: Everything is possible. Have it checked as it might be squamous cell carcinoma or some other cancer especially if you are over 40 and smoked or drank alcohol for many years ...Read more

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Can cherry angioma disappear?

Can cherry angioma disappear?

They can: They can disappear, but it is not something you can count on. Pulse dye laser or a yag laser will get rid of them for good. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cherry angioma?

What is the definition or description of: cherry angioma?

Cherries: Cherry angiomas are benign proliferations of blood vessels. Almost all humans develop them, but no one really knows why. They are most common on the stomach and chest, and much less common on the face.

They are of cosmetic concern and can be destroyed with laser or cautery. ...Read more

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What is a cherry angioma?

Benign blood vessel: Cherry angiomas or hemangiomas are little, bright red, pinpoint to match head sized, flat spots that over time, become raised, more dome shaped and actually begin to look like a cherry. They are benign. A nice description of cherry hemangoimas can be seen at:
dermtv. Com/what-are-cherry-hemangiomas. ...Read more

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Is there a way to remove cherry angioma?

Several ways: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Is there anything to do about a cherry angioma?

Is there anything to do about a cherry angioma?

YES: Cherry angiomas are common non-cancerous tumors made of blood vessels. They are usually hereditary and accumulate with advancing age.

Since they are benign, no treatment is necessary. However, elective removal of cherry angiomata include electrodesiccation, laser ablation, and excision. ...Read more

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Should I be councerned about a small cherry angioma turning black?

No: This may reflect the vessels having clotted. It may bleed a bit then partly regress. ...Read more

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What is the most aestheticly pleasing method for cherry angioma removal?

What is the most aestheticly pleasing method for cherry angioma removal?

Cherry angioma: Diolite is a ktp 532 nm laser that selectively eliminates cherry angioma s. The 532 wavelength destroys the oxyhemoglobin in the vessels to eliminate them with in a. Few days. No bruising, no bleeding, or downtime. Much Less trauma then pulse dye lasers ...Read more

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How can I remove 'cherry angioma' spots?

Cauterization: Doctors (dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and some family doctors) can use an electrical device to cauterize these very easily and leave very little mark or scar.

Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the main difference between a cherry angioma and petechiae?

What is the main difference between a cherry angioma and petechiae?

Color/ blanch/ bleed: Cherry angiomas are bright red and permanent lesions. They blanch with pressure since the blood is still inside the vessel and may bleed a good deal if disrupted.

Petechiae are darker, fade over time, and do not blanch since the blood is outside the vessel. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the difference between a cherry angioma and petechiae?

Differences: Petechiae appear when capillaries bleed, leaking blood into the skin. These will go away when the blood resorbs. Cherry angiomas area an abnormal proliferation of blood vessel just under the skin surface. These will never go away if left alone. The blood is in your circulation. ...Read more

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What are skin cysts, cherry angioma and dermatofibromas?

What are skin cysts, cherry angioma and dermatofibromas?

All normal growths: Skin cysts, cherry angioma and dermatofibroma are all benign (non-cancerous) skin growths. Cysts are saclike structure in the skin, which usually contains fluid or keratin material. Cherry angiomas are red blood vessels growths that we can get as we age. Dermatofibroma are brown firm scar tissue-like growths. If you are unsure about a skin spot, you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What would be causing my traumatized cherry angioma to grow? - on the surface of my skin and inside my bone, how can I treat this? It's causing pain...

Angioma: See your dermatologist. There might not be a great answer but you definitely need this enlarging angioma followed. The best person to do that is a dermatologist. They might even recommend removal. ...Read more

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Small flat red dot above brow, bright red center lighter red surrounding. Been there for many years, possible cherry angioma, looking for confirmation?

See a doctor: Unfortunately, this is something best confirmed by visual inspection. It certainly could be a cherry angioma, but there is no way to tell from a written description over the internet. Your doctor should be able to easily evaluate this at an office visit. ...Read more

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I have cherry angioma's on my skin, mostly on my legs, could I have blood poisioning?

Cherry Angiomas: Generally these are small vascular lesions that gradually appear and can be hormone related, or a sign of liver disease. Not aware of a connection to blood poisoning. That said you can have splotchy red lesions on your body as a result of infection, and 'blood poisoning'. If the lesions occurred recently or there are other symptoms like fever or malaise see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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What is a cherry angioma and what does it look like?

What is a cherry angioma and what does it look like?

Blood vessel disease: Benign blood vessel proliferation, on the skin, looks like a cherry usually small spots. Most of the time no treatment required, easy to treat with cryofreezing, fulgarization or excision. ...Read more

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About how much would it cost to get a cherry angioma removed?

Probably not much: If you have a small angioma that is not connected to larger underlying vein trouble that also needs to be treated, then treatment should be quick, easy, and not very costly. ...Read more

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I have a cherry angioma on my leg that bleeds very easily if bumped or touched. I can't afford an office visit. How can I treat it myself?

I have a cherry angioma on my leg that bleeds very easily if bumped or touched. I can't afford an office visit. How can I treat it myself?

Probably not: I don't know of any home remedies for angiomas. If it bleeds that easily you really should have it addressed. You may want to look into free clinics in the area or clinics that do charity work may be able to help you without a big expense. Many of these clinics have sliding scale fees depending on your income. ...Read more

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I scratched the cherry angioma on my nose and it bled excessively, the angioma is now much larger than before, what can I do to make it go down?

See someone: There are no home remedies to reduce the size of an angioma. Probably best to see either an ENT physician or dermatologist to go over surgical options to have it reduced in size or removed, depending on how large it is. ...Read more

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Would taking a 65 mg supplement of iron a day help relieve pain &/or inflammation of my traumatized cherry angioma? I have been told I have low iron

Not likely: The pain from your angioma is probably unrelated to your low iron level. Taking iron may help your iron level, as well as eating iron rich foods (dark green leafy vegetables, lentils, red meat, etc.). ...Read more

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Can a cherry angioma be a small (1to 2 mm) raised purple bump with small red spots on it?

Cherry angioma: And does not blanch with pressure. Could be. If we do 2nd opinion you can send pictures which will help a lot. ...Read more

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I have a red mole on my neck which I think is a 'cherry angioma'. Can someone take it off?

I have a red mole on my neck which I think is a 'cherry angioma'. Can someone take it off?

Yes: Cherry angiomas are superficial lesions caused by the dilation of capillaries in the skin. They can be easily removed by any destructive modality eg. Lasers or electrosurgery. ...Read more

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Have noticed that I have 5 cherry angioma's, 3 on my trunk, 1 on my breast and 1 on my groin. Have read that these can indicate internal malignancy?

Not true: Cherry angiomas are completely normal and very common especially in fair skinned people. They are of a cosmetic significance only, and if you do not like them they can be treated with laser. ...Read more

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I have a reddish mole on my forearm I've had for a few years now, I believe it's a cherry angioma but how do I know if it's skin cancer?

I have a reddish mole on my forearm I've had for a few years now, I believe it's a cherry angioma but how do I know if it's skin cancer?

See a derm: If the growth has gone unchanged for long period of time it is most likely benign however I would have it checked out by a dermatologist make sure there are very slow-growing skin cancers that can occur in that area worst-case scenario is that a biopsy would be done under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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Sudden rise in cherry angioma, spider veins and keratosis pilaris. Could it be an allergic reaction, circulation problem, or hormonal changes (i'm 31)?

Many factors: It is unlikely to be an allergic reaction. However it does sound suspicious for a hormonal problem. If you have recently changed oral contraceptives you may want to condiser this as one possible source. Spider veins may be indicative of unfolded lying venous problems and should also be evaluated. Consider discussing this with a dermatologist or your internist who may want to perform an exam & labs. ...Read more

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29, had a few little red dots (cherry angioma?) appear on my arms. Now I've one on forehead near hairline. Lots of ponytails. Internet says aneurysm?!

Relax: Cherry angiomas pop up like this from time Rorie in folks and no one had a clue why. It means nothing and is harmless. Ignore the aneurysm talk ...Read more

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I've a red spot on my forehead near hair (like cherry angioma), doesn't bleed, but sensitive. I did scratch. Tight ponytails = hair loss? Skin cancer?

I've a red spot on my forehead near hair (like cherry angioma), doesn't bleed, but sensitive. I did scratch. Tight ponytails = hair loss? Skin cancer?

RED SPOT ON FOREHEAD: DEAR DOROTHY5
I AM SORRY, BUT I CANNOT SEE THIS "RED SPOT".
SHOW IT TO YOUR REGULAR DOCTOR, OR BETTER YET, LET A DERMATOLOGIST CHECK IT OUT.
AND I DO NOT KNOW HOW LONG YOU HAVE HAD IT. ...Read more

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Most said that cherry angiomas caused by aging. Can it be due to weight lighting/gym? Is there anythig I can do to minimize my risks?

Most said that cherry angiomas caused by aging. Can it be due to weight lighting/gym? Is there anythig I can do to minimize my risks?

Cherry hemangiomas: Cherry hemangiomas are not caused by aging: they increase in the older population as the skin gets thinner, loses elasticity, & architecture. The capillaries, small blood vessels, begin to form dome like lesions that are red or purple. They can bleed and are treated with laser or electrocautery. To decrease the risk one avoids tissue trauma. Weightlifting could increased blood flow to make visible ...Read more

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I'm 30 and have had cherry angiomas for a few years are they caused by bromide poisoning or high estrogen I'm scared it will cause cancer.

Not to worry: If what you have are cherry angiomas, there is no risk of cancer from these. You may consult this site for more information in this topic.
https://medlineplus. Gov/ency/article/001441.htm
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Are you sure cherry angiomas are not caused by estrogen attacking blood vessels. I have some on breast worried get cancer?

Angiomas: "Cherry angiomata" are not pre-cancerous. They are not due to estrogen "attacking" blood vessels, but represent simple excess growth of tiny blood vessels under the skin, which become visible. They are of no medical concern, just cosmetic. ...Read more

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Do Cherry angiomas cause cancer cells to form through angiogensis. I read angiogensis causes them and cancer feeds off of angiogensis. Scared of cance?

Unlikely: Hello and thank you for your excellent question. A cherry angioma is, by definition, a benign lesion. The chances of it contributing to cancer are essentially zero. However, if you are concerned, seek medical attention. I suggest consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sorry for questions I'm just scared from article I read. The guy on article said cherry angiomas are cause estrogen attacks blood vessels this true?

Sorry for questions I'm just scared from article I read. The guy on article said cherry angiomas are cause estrogen attacks blood vessels this true?

Probably not.: In this era of fake news one must be ever vigilant for fake news and hucksters. One of the problems with the Internet is that is no censor. Anyone can say whatever they want without contradiction. If 99% of scientists say one thing and 1% say another, then Fox News says there are 2 sides to the issue (technically correct, but very misleading). There is NO scientific evidence for that claim, just ...Read more

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Why do I have small cherry angiomas on breasts. I'm 29 never been pregnant or on the pill. Do I have high estrogen? Cherry angiomas cause cancer cells

These are entirely b: Cherry Angiomas are benign and do not pose any health risks. You can safely ignore them as they have nothing to do with hormones or in causing Cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Angioma (Definition)

Is benign tumor derived from cells of vascular or lymphatic vessel walls (epithelium) or from cells of the ...Read more